Registration Dossier

Manufacture, use & exposure

Formulation

Formulation

Registration/ Notification status for the use:
use registered according to REACH Article 10; total tonnage manufactured/imported >=10tonnes/year per registrant
Use name:
Industrial formulation of lubricant additives, lubricants and greases
Contributing activity / technique for the environment
Name of activity / technique:
Industrial formulation of lubricant additives, lubricants and greases
Environmental release category (ERC):
ERC2: Formulation into mixture
Contributing activity / technique for workersopen allclose all
Name of activity / technique:
Material storage.
Process category (PROC):
PROC 1: Chemical production or refinery in closed process without likelihood of exposure or processes with equivalent containment conditions
Name of activity / technique:
Closed continuous processes at elevated temperature with sampling, including grease manufacture.
Material storage.
Process category (PROC):
PROC 2: Chemical production or refinery in closed continuous process with occasional controlled exposure or processes with equivalent containment conditions
Name of activity / technique:
Batch closed process with sampling. Blending and Filling processes (closed / dedicated). Includes both bulk and small quantity additions. May be at elevated temperature, e.g. grease manufacture.
Process category (PROC):
PROC 3: Manufacture or formulation in the chemical industry in closed batch processes with occasional controlled exposure or processes with equivalent containment conditions
Name of activity / technique:
Batch open process. Blending and Filling processes (open / non dedicated). Includes addition of both bulk and small quantity additions, mixing operations. May be at elevated temperature, e.g. Grease manufacture. Sample collection of formulation.
Process category (PROC):
PROC 4: Chemical production where opportunity for exposure arises
Name of activity / technique:
Batch open process. Blending and Filling processes (open / non dedicated). Includes addition of both bulk and small quantity additions, mixing operations. May be at elevated temperature, e.g. Grease manufacture.
Process category (PROC):
PROC 5: Mixing or blending in batch processes
Name of activity / technique:
Small pack (drum/bag) transfers - non dedicated facility.
Process category (PROC):
PROC 8a: Transfer of substance or mixture (charging and discharging) at non-dedicated facilities
Name of activity / technique:
Sample collection of incoming raw materials. Bulk transfers by fixed pipe or flexible hose. Maintenance & cleaning. Top filling of bulk containers (road cars etc).
Process category (PROC):
PROC 8b: Transfer of substance or mixture (charging and discharging) at dedicated facilities
Name of activity / technique:
Filling of drums and small packages.
Process category (PROC):
PROC 9: Transfer of substance or mixture into small containers (dedicated filling line, including weighing)
Name of activity / technique:
QC & Laboratory
Process category (PROC):
PROC 15: Use as laboratory reagent
Product category formulated:
PC 17: Hydraulic fluids
PC 24: Lubricants, greases, release products
PC 25: Metal working fluids
Substance supplied to that use in form of:
as such
Related assessment:
use not assessed